Meghna Mazumdar Selected as GRAND PRIZE WINNER – Wells Fargo Succeeding Together Contest
Meghna Mazumdar, 13, of South Windsor has been selected as the GRAND PRIZE WINNER of the 2016 Wells Fargo Succeeding Together Contest. As the grand prize winner, Meghna traveled to Charlotte, NC for the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship and was paired with a PGA TOUR player of her choice (World #3 Rory McIlroy) in the Pro-Am on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Click here to read Meghna’s essay responses for the contest that encourage teenage participants of The First Tee to showcase the importance of being part of a “Go-To-Team” and working together. Thank you to Wells Fargo, the Wells Fargo Championship and The First Tee for offering this amazing program and for selecting Meghna to represent her family and our chapter at the event. Visit succeedingtogether.org for complete contest details. Click here for an official recap of Meghna’s round by Wayne Thompson of Wells Fargo. In addition to Meghna, three first place winners were chosen among the ten finalists, each of whom earned a trip to the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship.
Local Coverage of The First Tee of Connecticut
Thank you to Channel 3 (WFSB) and Channel 4 (NBC Connecticut) for their continued support of The First Tee of Connecticut. Check out these great highlights about the work being done across the state.
Javier Colon On What The First Tee Means To Him
Honorary Board Member Javier Colon shares what The First Tee means to him during a concert at Infinity Hall in Hartford.
The First Tee’s National School Program
WFSB’s Coverage of The First Tee of Connecticut & Girls Golf Programs
Nature Valley First Tee Open @ Pebble Beach
Chase Skrubis, 17, of Granby will represent The First Tee of Connecticut at the 2016 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official PGA TOUR Champions Tour event to be held September 16 – 18 and televised internationally on Golf Channel.
Ted May Inducted Into Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame
The First Tee of Connecticut’s Chairman of the Board, Ted May was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame at the Connecticut State Golf Association’s Annual Meeting on December 4, 2014. Mr. May has been involved with Connecticut’s professional golf tournament, now the Travelers Championship, since the 1970’s and was a founding member of The First Tee of Hartford in 1999. Click here to read more.
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